Graduate Design Engineer

Bespoke manufacturer based in Warminster is seeking a Graduate Design Engineer / Draughtsperson to join our team. We are a market leader of a niche product and require an ambitious and skilled designer to continue our growth.

SALARY: Up to £30,000

BENEFITS: Annual bonus Good holiday package Access to company benefits including pension scheme

LOCATION: Warminster

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Bath, Shepton Mallett, Shaftsbury, Salisbury, Chippenham, Frome, Gillingham, Amesbury, Trowbridge, Bristol, Andover


·This is a genuine opportunity to take your education / experience and put it to work - building a career as a design engineer with a growing, profitable and well-established manufacturer of a niche product.
·This job will provide training and support to help you become an design engineering expert in this field. The skills you learn working on these bespoke projects will set you up for the rest of your career.
·Lots of jobs have you sat on the same treadmill – doing the same thing over and over, and what you do doesn’t seem to matter in the big picture. Here, you will be a key part of each project and the choices you make, and the problems you solve will be fundamental to the success of the company as a whole.

JOB SPECIFICATION: Graduate Design Engineer / Draughtsperson

This is a graduate trainee draughtsperson / design engineer role. As the role develops you will become responsible for full design, drawing ( draughting ) and engineering in consultation with clients to specific requirements – including elements of custom / bespoke design engineering features. Customers are a mix of main contractors through to architects and designers, primarily working within education and hospitality / entertainment industries.

REQUIREMENTS: Graduate Design Engineer / Draughtsperson

You will, either from education or work experience, have an understanding of draughting engineering drawings from scratch and an understanding of sheet metal fabrication.

·You should have some exposure to any of the following software packages: Autodesk / AutoCAD, Inventor (3D) / Solidworks etc.
·You should also have ‘hands-on’ practical engineering skills and an understanding of sheet metal fabrication / manipulation – This could have come from projects in education / work placements / employment.
·You should be comfortable interacting with customers both on the phone and face to face.
·This is a mechanical engineering role. Any exposure to electrical engineering would, however, be an advantage.

PROSPECTS: Graduate Design Engineer / Draughtsperson

There is a development role within the company and one which will develop into a full Design Engineer role. The right candidate will be given an opportunity to grow within this role and take on larger projects / new product development etc.

THE COMPANY: Graduate Design Engineer / Draughtsperson

We are a profitable, market leading manufacturer in a very niche industry. To help the continued development of the company we require a highly skilled Design Engineer. Established for over 10 years and now turning over in excess of £4m, we are a design led engineering business that has enjoyed excellent growth year on year.

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services:

Trainee Design Engineer / Graduate Design Engineer / Graduate Draughtsperson / Draughtsperson / Draughtsman / Draughtswoman / Design Engineer / Project Engineer / Applications Engineer / Research & Development Engineer / Sheet Metal Fabrication / Mechanical Engineer / Education / Theatre / Entertainment / Stadiums

Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Stuart Platt quoting Graduate Design Engineer reference SP14926 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683320 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.